SMR Congress


The 2019 SMR Congress will begin Wednesday afternoon on November 20th and conclude Saturday afternoon, November 23rd.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Society for Melanoma Research. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

2019 SMR Congress Agenda Now Available

2019 SMR Congress Session Topics

  • RAS Family GTPase Signaling
  • Microenvironment
  • Melanoma Metastasis: Models and Mechanisms
  • Melanoma Epigenetics
  • Advances in Melanoma Predisposition, Early Detection and Prevention
  • Women in Science
  • Modeling Melanoma and the Immunotherapy Era
  • Signaling Pathways and Targeted Therapies
  • Metabolism
  • Advances in Acral, Mucosal and Uveal Melanoma
  • Melanoma and the Immune System
  • Late Breaking Clinical Abstracts

2019 SMR Congress Invited Faculty Members

  • Rutao Cui, Boston University
  • Gaudenz Danuser, UT Southwestern
  • Amanda Lund, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Marisol Soengas, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre
  • Richard White, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Alexander Lazar, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Monika Janda, University of Queensland
  • Sancy Leachman, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Meenhard Herlyn, The Wistar Institute
  • Stefani Spranger, University of Chicago
  • Andrew Oberst, University of Washington
  • Richard Marais, Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute
  • Daniel Peeper, Netherlands Cancer Institute
  • Poulikos Poulikakos, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Michael Davies, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Marlana Orloff, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Nicholas Hayward, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
  • Arlene Sharpe, Harvard Medical School
  • Toni Ribas, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Kunal Rai, MD Anderson Cancer Center